Show #6625 - Friday, June 7, 2013


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Susan Torsell-Damico, a retired bookseller from Hamburg, New York

Tim Anderson, a Spanish professor from Rockford, Illinois

Greg Draves, an MBA student from New York, New York (whose 1-day cash winnings total $22,800)

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Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: Each correct response will begin with an "N" and end with an "N".)
    $200 1
John Tenniel's drawings of him may be based on Theophilus Carter, a furniture dealer who wore a top hat
    $200 17
Saturnium, venusium, neptunium
    $200 2
The Portuguese call it Ano Novo
    $200 10
This musical giant gave us "God Only Knows" & "Little Deuce Coupe"
    $200 22
Use of medicated shampoo controls these flakes caused by scalp inflammation & a fungus
    $200 15
Oddly, an archaic meaning of this time of day is midnight
    $400 3
Lewis Carroll first told the story of Alice in 1862 on this date, a uniquely American summer holiday
    $400 19
Francium, belgium, italium
    $400 5
Like the U.S., Latvia & Estonia celebrate this holiday on the second Sunday in May
    $400 11
Brian Warner, from Ohio, remade himself as this shock rocker
    $400 23
Chocolate goes into a type of this post-shampoo product from Robert Max
    $400 18
To tidy
    $600 4
When Alice plays this game, live flamingoes serve as mallets and hedgehogs as the balls.
    $600 24
Estherium, ruthenium, jezbelium
    $600 6
On February 10, the Maltese have a feast celebrating this New Testament epistle writer's shipwreck on the island
    $600 12
This Rolling Stone who died in 1969 played marimba on "Under My Thumb" & sitar on "Paint It Black"
    $600 29
Judging by its name, this kind of perm producing soft curls should have a pH below 7.0
    DD: $1,200 20
A doc who cuts into the brain
    $800 7
In a little glass box, Alice find this dessert with the words "eat me" written in currants, & eat it she does
    $800 25
Hafnium, quartnium, tenthmium
    $800 8
It's the only one of the 4 U.K. countries in which St. Patrick's Day is an official bank holiday
    $800 13
An ice follies show sparked his interest in figure skating, in which he took Olympic gold in 1988
    $800 30
A hairstyle using extensions, or the pattern of threads in a fabric
    $800 21
Any male born to high rank
    $1000 16
He orders Alice, "Run home this moment, and fetch me a pair of gloves and a fan! Quick now!"
    $1000 26
Technium, techniqium, technetium
    $1000 9
October 23 in this country is National Day, the day in 1956 when it rose up against Soviet rule
    $1000 14
He must like old TV shows-- he directed the film versions of "Mission: Impossible" & "The Untouchables"
    $1000 28
Barbicide, used by barbers to disinfect salon equipment, says it's "distinctly" this color
    $1000 27
A state's suspension of certain federal laws; S.C. attempted it with tariff laws in 1832

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Greg Tim Susan
$0 $5,200 -$200

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Tim Susan
$4,400 $5,400 $1,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

(Alex: "Zone" is gonna come up in each correct response.)
    $400 28
The printmaking duo of Currier & him showed "The Skating Carnival" at Central Park in winter
    $400 24
The 7/11 drink with this trademarked name was invented when some sodas were put in a freezer & became all slushy
    $400 10
It's Andean
    $400 1
Harrison Young & Matt Damon as James Francis Ryan (1998)
    $400 4
This name for the group of countries that lost the war dates to a 1936 German-Italian pact
    $400 15
It's colorful football talk for the part of the field between the 20 & the goal line
    $800 29
In between cancans, he painted an advertisement for a Mardi Gras confetti-maker.
    $800 25
There's a Marshmallow Madness variety of this rhyming brand of hot cocoa
    $800 11
A communist country of southeast Asia
    $800 2
Bobby Anderson & James Stewart as George Bailey (1946)
    $800 5
In 1940 de Gaulle said, "the flame of French" this, the name of the anti-Nazi underground, "must never be quenched"
    $800 16
The name of this Italian favorite, a half-moon-shaped stuffed pizza, means "pant leg"
    $1200 30
"The Carnival of Animals" by this hyphenated French composer was not performed publicly during his lifetime
    $1200 26
This coffee drink is named for the resemblance of its color to that of a certain monk's habit
    $1200 12
An Islamic sultanate
    $1200 3
Ian Holm & Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins (2012)
    $1200 6
This air marshal's Luftwaffe hammered England, resulting in nearly 40,000 civilian deaths
    $1200 17
"Ride in" to this top 10 hit from "Top Gun"
    DD: $4,000 20
Here, Bruegel the Elder's workshop depicts, on one side, Carnival, and, on the other, this period that ends it.
    $1600 27
This energy drink that comes in flavors like Juiced Mango uses a star for the "A" in its name
    DD: $3,000 13
A Pacific island republic
    $1600 9
Mayim Bialik & Bette Midler as singer C.C. Bloom (1988)
    $1600 7
On May 6, 1942 U.S. troops on this fortress island in Manila Bay surrendered to the Japanese
    $1600 22
Each one of these is about 15 degrees of longitude wide
    $2000 19
The weirdness of carnivals was a natural subject for painters following this -ism, like Rouault & Beckmann
    $2000 23
This traditional Greek wine is treated with pine tree resin, which gives it a distinct flavor of turpentine
    $2000 14
French troops started fighting jihadists there in January 2013
    $2000 18
Toby Stephens & Clint Eastwood as astronaut Frank Corvin (2000)
    $2000 8
This British field marshal was in charge of all Allied ground troops during D-Day
    $2000 21
It roughly follows the 38th parallel for about 150 miles

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Greg Tim Susan
$8,800 $18,200 $1,400
(lock game)

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Final Jeopardy! Round

Contemporary reviews called this writer "A Yankee Diogenes" & the "Concord Diogenes"

Final scores:

Greg Tim Susan
$2,801 $18,000 $2,100
2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $18,000 3rd place: $1,000

Game dynamics:

Game dynamics graph

Coryat scores:

Greg Tim Susan
$6,400 $19,400 $4,400
16 R
(including 1 DD),
5 W
24 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
11 R,
4 W
(including 1 DD)

Combined Coryat: $30,200

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Game tape date: 2013-01-30
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